Environmental expert with wide range of experience in project management
MS Office - Excel, Word, Powerpoint.
Familiarity with GIS Software, Epiinfo & AutoCAD.
Experience with SPSS.
Principal Scientist, 06/2015 － 03/2017
Climate Change), Punjab State Council for Science & Technology, Sector-26, Chandigarh Capacity building of all State Stakeholders through trainings, expert talks, awareness programmes, workshops, etc.
on climate change issues and concerns.
Formulated projects in consultation with concerned state departments on State specific Climate Change issues for funding under various national and international funds (GCF, AFB, NAFCC and CCAP).
Facilitated in preparation of resource material and technical papers for state presentation for COP-21, Paris and other conferences.
Assistant Professor, 01/2013 － 01/2015Chandigarh University － Mohali, India
Teaching of Environment Science subject to under graduate students.
Member of organizing committee of conferences, expert talks and other science related events for students.
Initiated the process of setting up of Water testing laboratory in the campus.
Project Associate, 01/2010 － 01/2011Punjab State Council for Science & Technology － Chandigarh, India
Coordinated and assisted in organization of programmes for 'Popularization of Science' like National Science Day, Children Science Congress, etc.
Co-edited quarterly newsletter of the institute.
Senior Assistant, 01/2008 － 01/2009Jaiprakash Associates Ltd Jaypee Group
Monitoring overall waste processing plant and time to time reporting of observations for effective functioning of the plant.
Regular testing of waste samples and fuel quality.
Regular meeting with the experts and other agencies for enhancing efficiencies of the system and for promoting the techniques.
Education and Training
PANJAB UNIVERSITY － Chandigarh, IndiaPh. D
2013System Analysis of Solid Waste Management & Environmental
Implications of Leachate Generation in Chandigarh
M.Sc: Environment Science and Solid Waste Management
2008PANJAB UNIVERSITY － Chandigarh, IndiaB.Sc (MEDICAL)
2006Government College PANJAB UNIVERSITY － Chandigarh, IndiaBOTANY, ZOOLOGY, CHEMISTRY,
*Ravindra K, Kaur K, Mor S (2016) Occupational exposure to the municipal solid waste workers in Chandigarh, India, Waste Management & Research, 34 (11), 1192-1195 (Sage Publishers).
*Kaur K, Mor S, Ravindra K (2016) Removal of chemical oxygen demand from landfill leachate using cow-dung ash as a low-cost adsorbent, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 469, 338-343 (Elsevier Publisher).
*Mor S, Kaur K, Ravindra K (2016) SWOT analysis of waste management practices in Chandigarh, India and prospects for sustainable cities, Journal of Environmental Biology, 37, 327-332.
*Ravindra K, Kaur K, Mor S (2015) System analysis of municipal solid waste management in Chandigarh and minimization practices for cleaner emissions, Journal of Cleaner Production, 89, 251-256 (Elsevier Publisher).
*Kaur K, Mor S, Ravindra K, Souabi S, Fawaz N, Idrissi L, Taleb A (2015) A Glance at the World- Waste Management Policies, Waste Management, I-III (Elsevier Publisher).
*Mor S, Kaur K, Khaiwal R (2013) Growth behavior studies of bread wheat plant exposed to municipal landfill leachate. Journal of Environmental Biology, 34 (6), 1083.
*Kaur K, Mor S, Singh K and Khaiwal R (2012) Assessment of landfill leachate toxicity using chickpea. Journal of Sustainable Environmental Research; 1(2): 115-120.
*Kaur K, Kaur P, Singh R. D. (2010) Municipal Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries: a case study of Chandigarh, Proceedings of Third International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, Venice, Italy.
*Ladhar, S.S.and Kaur K (2015) Sub-National Actions Towards Low Carbon Approach to Combat Climate Change in Punjab'. Proceedings 31st National Convention of Environmental Engineers and National Seminar on Climate Change - Need for Global Partnership, Institution of Engineers, Chandigarh.
*Assessment of Hydrothermally Modified Fly Ash for the Treatment of Textile Industry Wastewater (Journal: Assessment of Hydrothermally Modified Fly Ash for the Treatment of Textile Industry Wastewater).
Activities and Honors
One week training Program on 'Project formulation Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation' jointly organized by Bankers Institute of Rural Development, Lucknow and ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal (2016).
*One week write shop on 'Project Development on Climate Change' held at Bankers Institute of Rural Development, Lucknow (2015).
*One week training programme on 'Environmental Instrumentation' held at Chandigarh University, Mohali (2014).
*One week Faculty Development Programme (FDP) held at Chandigarh University, Mohali (2014).
*One week training on 'Microbial analysis techniques in water and waste-water' jointly organized by PGIMER, Chandigarh and Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi (CPCB, New Delhi) held at PGIMER, Chandigarh (2013).
*One day workshop on 'Public Health Priorities' organized by PGIMER in collaboration with University of Utah, USA held at PGIMER, Chandigarh (2012).
*One week training on 'Hydrogeological techniques for water resource development' held at National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee (2012).
*Two month Off-campus outreach programme on Remote Sensing, GIS, GPS jointly organized by Department of Geography, Panjab University and Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun (2009).
*One week training Programme on 'Statistical software SPSS' organized by Department of Statistics, Panjab University (2009).
*One month training on 'Effluent Treatment Plant' at The Punjab State Co-op Milk Producers Fed. Ltd., Milk Plant, Chandigarh (2007).
AutoCAD, CHEMISTRY, Good communication Skills, conferences, consultation, Council, Sc, funds, GIS, Excel, MS Office, Powerpoint, Word, newsletter, organizing, quality, reporting, SPSS, System Analysis, Teaching, workshops
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
*Awarded 'Mekaster Young Scientist Award' by Punjab Academy of Science during the 17th Punjab Science Congress in 2014.
*Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for Assistant Professor conducted by University Grants Commission, New Delhi, Govt. of India.
*Awarded Junior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow (2010-2013) fellowship by University Grants Commission, New Delhi, Govt. of India.
*Best Teacher Award -2014 (Research Category) at Chandigarh University, Mohali, India
Ph. D System Analysis of Solid Waste Management & Environmental
Implications of Leachate Generation in Chandigarh M.Sc: Environment Science and Solid Waste Management B.Sc (MEDICAL) BOTANY, ZOOLOGY, CHEMISTRY,
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